| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Rachel Jeantel spent two days on the stand last week as the prosecution’s star witness in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman in the case of Trayvon Martin.
Many were left wondering whether she ultimately damaged the state's case....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The U.S. Justice Department has told a court in Florida that the government does not secretly track the location of Americans' cellphones as part of its massive phone surveillance dragnet, but asking experts to believe that assertion has proved to be...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:26 PM
A Los Angeles jury convicted five of six former council members of stealing from the working-class city of Bell in a corruption scandal that became a national synonym for outrageous municipal salaries and rogue governance.
The verdict Wednesday came...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:12 PM
The Bell corruption trial came to a chaotic end Thursday as the judge declared a mistrial on the outstanding counts, saying "all hell has broken loose" with the deeply divided jury.
An exasperated Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Kathleen Kennedy...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:34 AM
NEW DELHI -- The death Thursday of one of the last senior leaders of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime before his trial concluded underscores flaws in the war-crimes tribunal process that threaten to undermine the pursuit of global justice,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:15 PM
A jury in Riverside County recommended the death penalty Thursday for two men convicted of killing a Marine sergeant and his wife.
Emrys John, 23, and Tyrone Miller, 25, were sentenced to death for their roles in the 2008 slayings in the French Valley...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Federal agents raided 7-Eleven stores across the East Coast on Monday after prosecutors revealed felony indictments accusing franchise owners of operating an immigrant-exploitation scheme from at least 14 of their convenience stores for more than a...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:44 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court decided 2-1 on Tuesday to uphold an Arizona law that denies bail to immigrants who entered or remain in the country without documentation if they are arrested in connection with a felony.
The ruling by the U.S....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A federal judge in Florida said this week that she would review the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's collection of Americans' phone data after a man accused of masterminding an armed-truck robbery asked for his NSA phone data in hopes...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Two people who were helping Michael Jackson prepare for his planned London concerts said the singer seemed to be deteriorating and in need of psychological help, according to emails shown to the jury Thursday at the singer's wrongful-death civil suit....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey announced Tuesday that she has issued new policies on when to disclose information about police officer misconduct and other evidence to defense attorneys.
The move drew praise from the American Civil...